MR Adult Hand Rheumatology W/WO Protocol

Revised - 4/22/2015
Charge as Hand WWO

MCP thru DIP

3T Scanner Only

Flex/ Head Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPAIR 12cm Cover MCP Joints thru DIP Joints
COR T1 TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to MCP Joint
COR Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm None 12cm Angle Relative to MCP Joint
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPIR 12cm
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPIR 12cm
Notes: USE REST SLAB PROXIMAL TO WRIST TO REDUCE FLOW AND PULSITILE MOTION

 

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